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Hurts Donut Company: creative flavors and donut masterpieces

Hurts Donut Company: creative flavors and donut masterpieces

Sophie Cordaro, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017

At this point, almost everyone in the metro area has heard of or seen pictures of the donut masterpieces that derive from Hurts Donut Company. Located at 5513 Mills Civic Parkway in building #105, this is the perfect spot for a snack for those headed to Jordan Creek Mall. Hurts Donut is also open 24/7,...

Weak

Weak

Kennedy Stone, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017

I'll admit I've always had a soft spot for Ajr ever since their first hit, "I'm Ready", back in 2013. They were fun and playful, and they always surprised me with their bold style. Even though I don't hear many people talk about them anymore, this time they have done it again with their new song "Weak"...

“La La Land,” a whimsical tribute to the Hollywood dream

“La La Land,” a whimsical tribute to the Hollywood dream

Brooke Willis, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

Musicals made me a romantic. Chances are, you're going to fall and fall hard for Damien Chazelles newest film La La Land. Winning seven golden globes, 11 baftas, and winner of the 89th Academy Awards for best picture, La La Land has crushed the competition in every category. But what is it about ...

“07-Ghost,” a mediocre manga

“07-Ghost,” a mediocre manga

Shabana Gupta, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

From the very start, "07-Ghost" is an extremely fast-paced manga. It runs through the first chapter, introducing the main character Teito Klein, his past, and the main antagonist in one fell swoop. Before I could process the onslaught of information, the main character falls into a completely different e...

Krunkwich: Southeast Asian Comfort Food

Krunkwich: Southeast Asian Comfort Food

Sophie Cordaro, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017

Krunkwich Ramen House is a small and colorful restaurant located on 2721 Ingersoll Ave. in downtown Des Moines. This restaurant specializes in ramen, vietnamese-style bahn mi sandwiches, and Korean cuisine. Walking in to the establishment, customers are immediately greeted by a large mural painted on...

“Trolls” was surprisingly good

“Trolls” was surprisingly good

Kennedy Stone, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016

I'll be honest. The original troll toys creeped me out a bit and they made me want to throw them out the window rather than play with them or collect them. So imagine my lack of enthusiasm when I heard there would be a whole movie on these mini-devils. Thankfully, I left this movie happier than ever....